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Building an Internal Social Media Network for Employees

It’s difficult not to see that social media is a critical part of our lives and today’s connected world. The same statement applies to companies where many businesses have considered or are trying to implement an internal social media platform.

There are multiple benefits of having such a platform, with the main ones outlined below:

  • Helping employees collaborate and share information
  • Give everyone in the company a stronger voice
  • Strengthen company culture
  • Pull up discussions, data and more within few minutes
  • Generate ideas and work on projects in real-time

A great example of a company taking advantage of all these benefits is Lenovo. Their social media marketing lead, Roderick Strother, revealed that external social media channels like Twitter and Facebook can feel too noisy within a company.

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How to Clean and Test your WordPress Website after Getting Hacked?

wordpress security logoWordPress is an open source content management system. It is one of the most powerful development platforms which empowers millions of websites over the web. It provides a number of features to it users which make it one of the most popular platform. It has become the first choice for the developers and business owners, who want to own a website, because of it is impressive and easy to use interface.

Any CMS can not be perfect and the scope of vulnerabilities is always there and WordPress is not an exception in this case. Although WordPress core team keep releasing frequent updates to avoid any security issues there is still a possibility of your website getting hacked. It is really a stressful situation for any website owner to face a hacking attack on the website. In this article, we will learn how to deal with your hacked website and how to clean it after the attack.

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Basic Steps Associated With WordPress Theme Development

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WordPress is currently one of the most widely used CMS systems in the world and it is therefore quite natural that there will be a high demand for state of the art WordPress theme development services. While it is true that you should hire WordPress developers in order to make sure that your site has the perfect looks and functions, you should still strive to develop some basic knowledge about WordPress theme development so that you have greater control over the appearance and functioning of your website. For starters, you will need to have some basic understanding of PHP and web designing that you can use to create a theme for your WordPress blog or site.

Although finding themes for WordPress in the online world is easy, most people try to create their own themes as it offers a stamp of uniqueness and distinct identity. Unlike the themes that are available online which can be used by anyone, the custom themes that are developed by you allows you to express your own individual creativity. You can use your own images to create themes with Photoshop and then convert them for being used in WordPress. So here are some things that you need to known once you have decided to opt for WordPress theme development.

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A Curtain Raiser On Rich Cards-The Recent Update On Mobile Search Result

“This article gives a detailed description of everything that webmasters need to know about the recent mobile search update-Rich cards-how it works and its perks.”

The manner in which people use technology today has changed dramatically. With the introduction of a Smartphone, now people have a computer which is fully functional and which they can carry everywhere. People use a Smartphone to talk, play games, download more apps and surf the web. More significantly for business purpose, people utilize their handset for searching the web and do it differently compared to a PC or a laptop. This is dramatically changing the mobile SEO search result and owing to this people require in changing their marketing strategy. In fact, when a person conducts a search on their mobile phone, they are not doing research but looking for action. So tailoring one’s search listings and ads appropriately is a must.

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How to Publish WordPress Posts on Linkedin Automatically

Linkedin is a powerful social media platform. You can use this platform to promote your WordPress posts and drive more traffic to your site. But you may find it a bit difficult to update your LinkedIn profile every time you publish a post on your WordPress site. There is a better solution to this problem. You can automate the process of updating your WordPress posts to your LinkedIn profile.

You can Auto-publish your WordPress posts on Linkedin by two ways :

  1. Using IFTTT
  2. Using a Plugin

Both of these methods will enable you to publish your WordPress posts automatically on your LinkedIn profile. Let us see how you can do this:

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Five Power Tools to scout out Broken Links On Your WordPress Site

Bad links: Find em, squash em!

Everybody dreads it. It’s a nightmare. It’s a bad experience for your site visitors.

Google certainly does not. It recommends checking your website for broken links and improper content regularly. Manual checking would prove cumbersome leading us to come up with a few aces up our sleeve to deploy. These are the tools which can help:

Xenu’s Link Sleuth

Xenu’s Link Sleuth is a free Windows app that scans entire sites for broken links. Add in the URL and we are done for the day.

It runs an exhaustive scan which prowls for broken links, frames, images, stylesheets, scripts and backgrounds.

It has other uses beyond being just a scanner. Xenu can aid in helping you weed out duplicate content, page depth and so forth which makes it quite an arsenal.

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